Physician Asst, UHS

Rochester, NY


Provides comprehensive care with an emphasis on health promotion and education in Primary Care setting. This includes identification, management, and/or referral of health problems in collaboration with various health care specialists. All assessments and medical planning of care are accomplished under the direction of the patient’s attending physician.


  • Provides direct patient care to patients from adolescence through geriatrics, including reproductive and gynecologic care, according to community standards for clinical practice, primary care protocols, procedures and guidelines, and Physician Assistant standards for advanced clinical practice.

  • Examines patients and prescribes treatment when indicated for individuals and families requiring acute and chronic health care, preventive and restorative care, and evaluation and care of physical, mental, and developmental function and capabilities.

  • Collaborates with a variety of healthcare professionals being recognized as first-line resources to the attending physician regarding changes in a patient’s condition.

  • Assists physician in meeting the comprehensive primary care needs of patients, including but not limited to screenings, history, and physical exam and procedure preparation.

  • Collaborates with physician and management to develop, implement and evaluate patient care standards and programs, clinical standards and policies. Meets with appointed physician or designee as needed for direction and feedback regarding patient care.

  • Writes medication and other medical orders.

  • Counsels and educates patients, their families, and their caregivers on either self or direct care intended to maintain or restore physical or emotional health or function. Identifies appropriate referrals to specialists and/or community-based agencies.

  • Develops practice protocol with physician and plans program enhancements based upon current research. Evaluates the quality of care provided by self and others.

Other duties as assigned


  • AMA approved Physician’s Assistant Program required

  • Previous experience in a health care setting preferred

  • Clinical competence from very acute, chronic and well patients required

  • Registered Physician’s Assistant required

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 92,997 - $139,506 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Central Administration
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 University Health Services
Schedule: 8 AM-5 PM

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